Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 32 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing PHP 13 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.59% 4.79% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.83% 6.64% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 26
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.98%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,750 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 166 211 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 58.66% 72.26% 66.45%
Number of salaries quoted 149 195 187
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Chester over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Laravel
4 4 (30.77%) SOLID
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) Docker
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Django

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) AppScan
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior
3 4 (30.77%) Junior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Graduate PHP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Junior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Laravel
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Django
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) React
6 2 (15.38%) React Native
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) OO
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) SOLID
3 3 (23.08%) Microservices
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter